Daycare

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Origins Natural Learning Childcare Center in Quispamsis, N.B. on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Families across Nunavut are now paying an average of $10 a day for child care under a Canada-wide plan.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Nunavut reaches $10-a-day average for child care, years ahead of Canada-wide goal

Federal child-care agreements aim for same with every province and territory by 2026

 

Toys and other keepsakes are offered for the victims of a mass killing attack gather for a Buddhist ceremony inside Wat Rat Samakee temple in the rural town of Uthai Sawan, north eastern Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. A former police officer burst into a day care center in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Families leave offerings for children slain at Thai day care

36 people, mostly preschoolers, were murdered in Thailand’s deadliest mass killing

 

The District Office in Elkford. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

District of Elkford council approves temporary daycare space

The Elkford Recreation Centre will be used for daycare between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31

 

Mac Saini was just 16 months old when he died in an unlicensed B.C. daycare. (Submitted)

Daycare operator pleads guilty in 2017 death of Baby Mac

Susy Yasmine Saad has pleaded guilty to failing to provide necessaries of life for nine children

Mac Saini was just 16 months old when he died in an unlicensed B.C. daycare. (Submitted)
The District of Elkford holds council meetings in the District Office next to the Community Conference Centre. File photo. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

Elkford’s municipal daycare project hits funding snag at tender phase

The district got one submission for $2.627 million with a project budget of $1.78 million

The District of Elkford holds council meetings in the District Office next to the Community Conference Centre. File photo. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)
New daycares are on the way to Elkford. Stock image.

‘It’s tremendous’: new daycare facilities on the way to Elkford

Daycare has been lacking for most of the town’s history, according to Mayor Dean McKerracher

New daycares are on the way to Elkford. Stock image.
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media file)
Children observe physical distancing in a handout photo from BrightPath Kids daycare. Lining floors with small blue footprint decals, sectioning out table-top areas with coloured tape, or installing personalized shelves with toys specific to each child.Daycare centres are reopening after months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’re trying to find creative ways to help children better understand physical distancing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-BrightPath Kids

Daycares find unique ways to teach physical distancing to young kids

B.C. says centres must have the physical space to support distancing, and encourages outdoor play when appropriate

Children observe physical distancing in a handout photo from BrightPath Kids daycare. Lining floors with small blue footprint decals, sectioning out table-top areas with coloured tape, or installing personalized shelves with toys specific to each child.Daycare centres are reopening after months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’re trying to find creative ways to help children better understand physical distancing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-BrightPath Kids
A car crashed through the front of Little Owl Academy in Kelowna on Friday morning (Feb. 7). (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News).

No one hurt after car crashes into Kelowna daycare

There are no reports of any injuries

A car crashed through the front of Little Owl Academy in Kelowna on Friday morning (Feb. 7). (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News).
Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy visits a daycare, July 2018. (B.C. government)

Bursary, pay increases coming for B.C. early childhood educators

Daycare workers in B.C. program to get $2 more an hour by 2020

Children and Family Development Minister Katrine Conroy visits a daycare, July 2018. (B.C. government)
Universal child care was promised by the B.C. NDP government in the 2017 election. (Wikimedia Commons)

B.C. starting universal daycare pilot program

Free for low-income, ‘less than $10 a day’ for many others

Universal child care was promised by the B.C. NDP government in the 2017 election. (Wikimedia Commons)
Police seized cocained and other drugs in a bust of an individual suspected of selling drugs from a home next to a daycare and near Quadra elementary school. File photo

Suspected drug dealer arrested for selling beside B.C. daycare

Cocaine, crystal meth, fentanyl-laced heroin seized, plus cash

Police seized cocained and other drugs in a bust of an individual suspected of selling drugs from a home next to a daycare and near Quadra elementary school. File photo